Tag Archives: Markus “Notch” Persson
Fri, Jul 27, 2012 | 00:58 BST
Remember that mysterious external collaboration which Mojang founder Markus “Notch” Persson mentioned recently? Persson told Joystiq it was a first person shooter. No further details were given, but the shelving didn’t come about because the game wasn’t good enough. Mojang just “did not want more external dependencies”, apparently. “The success of Minecraft meant we could focus on projects fully owned by us,” Persson said.
Thu, Apr 12, 2012 | 03:09 BST
Get a sneak preview of Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson’s ambitious new project, 0x10c.
Wed, Apr 04, 2012 | 17:06 BST
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson has revealed the title of his new subscription game – but wants players to figure out what it means.
Tue, Mar 27, 2012 | 05:03 BST
Mojang boss and indie ambassador Markus “Notch” Persson finds digital distribution a bit of a two-edged sword.
Thu, Mar 22, 2012 | 15:03 GMT
Mojang’s Markus Persson has said he’s looking to create a space game that’s inspired by TV show Firefly, featuring a sandbox aspect like Elite “except done right”.
Sun, Mar 18, 2012 | 09:11 GMT
Speaking just after picking up his Special Award at the BAFTA Game Awards last night, Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has told VG247 he hopes to be fully involved in his next game by this summer.
Fri, Mar 16, 2012 | 05:47 GMT
Although Mojang’s founder really likes Steam, he’s wary of one platform dominating the PC market.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 | 22:41 GMT
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson has reiterated his belief in Double Fine’s Psychonauts 2 but also reconfirmed that neither company has anything to announce.
Fri, Mar 09, 2012 | 21:48 GMT
“Notch is the games industry’s Justin Bieber right now. Let me walk you through this. Justin Bieber has exploded, and Justin Bieber, as much as many want to hate him, is a very talented guy. If you did a Venn diagram of Minecraft fans and Bieber fans, I’ve no idea what that would look like, but each one via the internet has been born into a seemingly over night success, even though it likely took a huge effort over a very long time. Being like that can help put you in the spotlight. Notch and Minecraft deserve every success they have.” – Cliff Bleszinski on Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson to Develop.
Thu, Mar 08, 2012 | 20:14 GMT
“If someone copies your game a trillion times you won’t have a single lost cent. Some people are using that to ruin the internet. I still think piracy is wrong, but [it's on] the level of wrong me calling my friend an idiot. It’s wrong, but it’s such a minor thing. It’s ridiculously small.” – Markus “Notch” Persson to PC Gamer.
Mon, Mar 05, 2012 | 09:54 GMT
BAFTA’s announced it’s to reward the Special Award to Mojang’s Markus ‘Notch’ Persson at the BAFTA Video Game Awards next week.
Sun, Feb 19, 2012 | 23:57 GMT
The 60 hour game jam is over, but charitable donations are still piling up thanks to Mojang’s Humble Bundle game jam.
Thu, Feb 16, 2012 | 01:31 GMT
Wed, Feb 15, 2012 | 06:48 GMT
Mojang boss Markus “Notch” Persson didn’t hesitate when Double Fine boss Tim Schafer said he’d need a lot of money for Psychonauts 2.
Tue, Jan 24, 2012 | 05:34 GMT
According to Minecraft creator and studio boss Markus “Notch” Persson, Mojang is both indie and not indie at the same time. That is some massive zen, right there.
Fri, Jan 13, 2012 | 16:09 GMT
Mojang CEO Carl Manneh has said three unannounced projects are in the works at the firm, two of which will possibly be announced or even released during the first half of 2012.
Mon, Dec 19, 2011 | 02:20 GMT
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson has released his Ludum Dare entry into the wild, and you can play it right now. Called Minicraft, the game lets players explore random environments, harvesting resources and crafting new structures, with an end goal of defeating the Air Wizard. Sounds familiar, of course, but the perspective isn’t. The game was created in 48 hours as part of a rapid game making challenge, with Notch live streaming his creative process to eager fans accompanied by a dubstep soundtrack.
Fri, Dec 09, 2011 | 02:08 GMT
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Petersson has confirmed he will once again take part in a Ludum Dare challenge, which has creators design and build a game in just 48 hours. The Mojang boss intends to livestream the process next week, so would-be developers should probably tune in. Noth also took part in the August event, and you can play his creation here. Visit Ludum Dare’s website for more information on the challenge itself.
Sat, Dec 03, 2011 | 14:25 GMT
Minecraft indie maestro Markus “Notch” Persson has stepped down as lead developer of the game, handing the reins to Jens Bergensten with whom he’s worked for the past year.
Fri, Dec 02, 2011 | 01:40 GMT
Now that Mojang has completed the official full release of survival adventure Minecraft, it has a number of goals it wants to tackle.